Welcome to the International School on Applications with the Newest Multi-spectral Environmental Satellites!
The course will provide an in depth explanation of methods and techniques used to extract information from environmental satellite data, with emphasis on the latest measuring technologies. The course will consist of lectures, laboratory sessions, group lab projects and tests. English is the official language of the School. All provided material will be in English.
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A document describing the best practices in the diagnosing and monitoring of convective storms using satellite remote sensing, with an emphasis on the use of geostationary satellites, specifically Meteosat Second Generation
Please review Chapter II -- "Creating RGBs: A More In-Depth Look". In case you don't have a user account in the METed website, you will have to create one in order to access this resource. Note that the Quiz and Survey links on the left are NOT course activities but part of this COMET resource.
The Basic Satellite Meteorology Course was held from 6 May to 10 June 2014 and focused on satellite systems, sensors and instruments, on the information content of spectral channels and last but not least on the high variety of meteorological products. This course was aiming at students and professionals in meteorology who want to keep up to date on the present status and recent developments in the field of satellite meteorology. Good Internet is required to play the webcasts!